אתר אישי

פרופ' שכטר עמית

נשיא אורנים

קורות חיים

השכלה אקדמית

Degree

Years

Institute

 

Ll.B

1982-1986

Hebrew University

Law

.M.S

1989-1991

Boston University

Communications

.Ph.D

1991-1995

Rutgers University

Communications


מומחיות אקדמית

תקשורת וצדק; מדיניות תקשורת; תקשורת ואוכלוסיות מוחלשות


Media and justice; Information policy; Marginalized communitiies

רשימת פרסומים

נושאי תיזה

עבודת הדוקטורט ( .Ph.D. / D.Sc) - בעברית ובאנגלית

Media Policy as Social Regulatory Policy: The Role of Broadcasting in Shaping National Culture in Israel

עבודת תיזה למאסטר (.M.Sc. / M.A) - בעברית ובאנגלית

The Effect of Mass Media Public Opinion Polls on the Behavior of Voters, Political Campaigns and the Mass Media

ספרים - כתיבה או עריכה

Cohen, A. Lemish, D. & Schejter, A. (2008) The Wonder Phone in the Land of Miracles: Mobile Telephony in Israel. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press 

 

Schejter, A. (2009). Muting Israeli Democracy: How Media and Cultural Policy Undermine Free Expression. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press

 

Schejter, A. & Tirosh, N. (2016). A Justice-Based Approach for New Media Policy: In the Paths of Righteousness. London: Palgrave-MacMillan 2017 Outstanding Book of the Year Award, Israel Communication Association

  

Schejter, A. (ed.) (2009). … and communications for all: A Policy Agenda for a New Administration. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books Translated to Chinese as: Information Policy in the Age of the Network Economy. Beijing: Publishing House of Electronic Industry

 

Taylor, R. & Schejter A. (eds.) (2013). Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies. New York: Fordham University Press

 

Elias, N., Nimrod, G., Reich, Z. & Schejter, A. (eds.) (2015). Transitions in Media. Mevasseret Zion: Tzivonim Press [in Hebrew]

 

Kali, Y., Baram-Tsabari, A., & Schejter, A. (eds.) (2019). Learning in a Networked Society: Spontaneous and Designed Technology Enhanced Learning Communities. Cham, Switzerland: Springer

מאמרים

כתבי עת מדעיים ומקצועיים או פרקים בספרים

Book Chapters

 

1.     Lehman-Wilzig, S. PI & Schejter, A. PI (1994). Mass Media in Israel. in Y. Kamalipour, H. Mowlana (Eds.) Mass Media in the Middle East. (pp. 109-125). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

 

2.     Schejter, A. (1996). Rundfunk in Israel. In C. Matzen, (Ed.) Internationales Handbuch fur Hornfunk und Fernsehen. (pp. 55-59). Hamburg: Hans Bredow Institut.

 

3.     Schejter, A. (1998). Rundfunk in Israel. In C. Matzen, (Ed.) Internationales Handbuch fur Hornfunk und Fernsehen. (pp. 668-672). Hamburg: Hans Bredow Institut.

 

4.     Schejter, A. (1998). The Internet: A Mirage of Public Sphere. In Sivan, Y. From the MTV Generation to the LLL Generation: The Story of a National Educational Infrastructure. (pp. 263-271) [in Hebrew]. Even Yehuda, Israel: Reches Publishing House

 

5.     Schejter, A. (2000). Rundfunk in Israel. In C. Matzen, (Ed.) Internationales Handbuch fur Hornfunk und Fernsehen. (pp. 761-766) Hamburg: Hans Bredow Institut.

 

6.     Schejter, A. PI & Cohen, A. PI (2002). Israel: Chutzpah and Chatter in the Holyland. In J. Katz & M. Aakhus (Eds.) Perpetual Contact. (pp. 30-42) Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press 

 

7.     Schejter, A. (2002). Medien in Israel. In C. Matzen, (Ed.) Intenationales Handbuch fur Medien 2002-2003. (pp. 817-824) Hamburg: Hans Bredow Institut.

 

8.     Schejter, A. (2003). Public broadcasting, the information society and the Internet: a paradigm shift? In M. McCauley, E. Peterson, L. Artz & D. Halleck (Eds.) Public Broadcasting and the Public Interest. (pp. 158-174) Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe 

 

9.     ­Schejter, A. (2004). Medien in Israel. In C. Matzen, (Ed.) Intenationales Handbuch fur Medien 2004-2005. (pp. 905-911) Hamburg: Hans Bredow Institut. 

 

10.  Schejter, A. (2006). Media Law and the rights of the Palestinian-Arab minority in Israeli public service broadcasting. In The Obligations of Public Broadcasting toward the Arab Society: On the Reform in the Israel Broadcasting Authority. (pp. 63-90) Nazareth: Ilam Media Center for Arab Palestinians in Israel (in Hebrew)

 

11.  Schejter, A. (2007) Online transformation: The Israel Broadcasting Authority on the Internet – What Goes, What Gets By and What Should Give. In T. Schwartz-Altschuller (ed.) Online Journalism in Israel (pp. 51-83) Jerusalem: Israel Democracy Institute and Burda Center for Innovative Communications at Ben Gurion University of the Negev (in Hebrew). Book can be accessed online: http://www.idi.org.il/hebrew/download.asp?id=942(English language abstracts available as of page 376)

 

12.  Schejter, A. (2008) European Union: Communication Law. Entry in Donsbach, W. (ed.) The International Encyclopedia of Communication (pp. 1609-1615) Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

 

13.  Schejter, A. (2009) International Benchmarks: The Crisis in U.S. Communications Policy Through a Comparative Lens. In: A. Schejter (ed.) “…and communications for all”: A Policy Agenda for a New Administration. (pp. 57-77) Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

 

Translated to Chinese and reprinted in Information policy in the Age of the Network Society (Taylor, R. and Zheng, B., eds), Beijing: Pubishing House of Electronic Industry (pp. 124-146)

 

14.  Schejter, A. (2009) Medien in Israel. In C. Matzen, (Ed.) Intenationales Handbuch Medien. (pp. 939-948) Hamburg: Hans Bredow Institut [in German]. 

 

15.  Schejter, A. PI & Han, S. S (2011) Regulating the media: Four perspectives. In: D. Levi-Faur (ed.) Politics of Regulation Handbook. (pp. 243-253) London: Edward Elgar 

 

16.  Schejter, A. PI & Katz-Kimchi, M. PI (2012) “... [and] they formed themselves into a single unit: The Development of the Israel Broadcasting Authority Website” In: N. Brugger & M. Burns (eds.) Public Service Broadcasters on the Web: A Comprehensive History (pp. 105-117) New York: Peter Lang

 

17.  Schejter, A. (2013) “Rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens: Does democracy count?” In: R. Taylor & A. Schejter (eds.) Beyond Broadband: Developing data-based information policy strategies. (pp. 113-128) New York: Fordham University Press

 

18.  Schejter, A. (2013). ‘I live as an alien in the land; do not hide your commandments from me.’ The regulation of media for and by the Palestinian-Israeli minority. In: D. Caspi & N. Elias (eds.) Media and Ethnic Minorities in the Holy Land. (pp. 117-135). London: Vallentine-Mitchell 

 

19.  Schejter, A. PI & Tirosh, N. PI (2014). New Media Policy: The Redistribution of Voice. In: Liu, Y. & Picard, R. (eds.) Policy and Marketing Strategies for Digital Media. (pp. 73-86). London: Routledge

 

20.  Schejter, A PI. & Yemini, M. PI (2016). Media concentration in Israel. In: Noam, E. (ed.) Who Owns the World's Media? Media Concentration and Ownership around the World. (pp. 942-984). New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press

 

21.  Kretschmer, S., Correa, T., Rennie, E., Thomas, J., Robinson, L., Salgado, S., Schejter, A., Ben-Harush, O., Tirosh, N., Mola, S., Mendels, J. Shazam, M., Abu-Kaf, G., Yang, Q., & Yates, S. (2016). The digital divide: Worldwide challenges for communication across the life span in the digital age. In: J. Nussbaum (ed.) Communication across the life span (pp. 123-148). New York: Peter Lang 

 

22.  Tirosh, N. PI & Schejter, A. PI (2016). “…please grant success to the journey on which I have come”: successful and unsuccessful media reform strategies in Israel. In: Obar, J., Freedman, D., Martens, C. & McChesney, R. (eds.) Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives. (pp. 252-267). New York: Fordham University Press

 

23.  Schejter, A., Ben Harush, O., & Tirosh, N. (2017). The Effect of the Transformation in Digital Media on the Digital Divide. In: Friedrichsen, M., Kamalipour, Y. (eds.). Digital Transformation in Journalism and News Media: Media Management, Media Convergence and Globalization (pp. 235-246). Berlin: Springer

 

24.  Schejter, A. (2017). Israel: A critical-legal history of public broadcasting financing. In: C. Herzog, H. Hilker, L. Novy and O. Torun (eds.) Transparency and Funding of Public Service Media: Die deutsche Debatte im internationalen Kontext (pp. 119-132). Wiesbaden: Springer

 

25.  Schejter, A., Ben Harush, O. & Tirosh, N. (2018). “Nothing is ever truly new”: The persisting digital exclusion in Israel, 2002-2013. In: M. Ragnedda & B. Mustvairo (eds.) Digital Inclusion: An International Comparative Analysis (pp. 147-166)Lanham, MD: Lexington Books

 

26.  Schejter, A. (2018). Media regulation and policy. In: P.M. Napoli (ed.). Mediated Communication (pp. 471-490). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

 

27.  Schejter, A. & Tirosh, N. (2019). Much discourse about justice: Contemporary media policy in the age of abundance, mobility, interactivity, and multimediality. In: T. Eberwein, G. Melischek, J. Seethaler & C. Wenzel (eds.) Medienwandel – Wandel der Demokratie? Das demokratische Potenzial der sozialen Medien | Changing media – changing democracy? The democratic potential of social media (pp. 283-300). Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press

 

28.  Kidron, A., Tirosh, N., Kali, Y. & Schejter, A. (2019). Democracy, communication and education in the twenty-first century. In: Kali, Y., Baram-Tsabari, A., & Schejter, A. (eds.) (2019). Learning in a Networked Society (pp. 79-96). Cham, Switzerland: Springer

 

29.  Baram-Tsabari, A. & Schejter, A. (2019). New media: A double-edged sword in support of public engagement with science. In: Kali, Y., Baram-Tsabari, A., & Schejter, A. (eds.) (2019). Learning in a Networked Society (pp. 117-138). Cham, Switzerland: Springer

 

 Refereed Articles in Scientific Journals 

 

1.     Schejter, A. (1996). The Cultural Obligations of Broadcast Television in Israel. Gazette, 56(3), 183-200 

 

2.     Schejter, A. (1999). From a Tool for National Cohesion, to a Manifestation of National Conflict: The Evolution of Cable Television Policy in Israel, 1986-1998. Communication Law and Policy, 4(2), 177-200 

 

3.     Schejter, A. (1999). The Fairness Doctrine is Dead and Living in Israel. Federal Communications Law Journal51(3), 281-300

 

4.     Schejter, A. & Borenstein, K. (2003). 3G Where Art Thou? On What Can and Can't be Learned from the UMTS Spectrum Auctions in Europe. Communications & Strategies 50(2), 215-235 

 

5.     Schejter, A. (2005) Service public, societe de l’information et Internet. Mediamorphoses (January, 2005) 161-169 (in French)

 

6.     Schejter, A. (2005) “The people shall dwell alone”: The effect of transfontier broadcasting on freedom of speech and information in Israel. “ North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation 31(2), 337-376

 

7.     Schejter, A. (2006). “Art Thou For Us, or For Our Adversaries?” Communicative Action and the Regulation of Product Placement: A Comparative Study and a Tool for Analysis. Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law, 15(1), 89-119. 

 

8.     Schejter, A. (2006) Israeli cellular telecommunications policy. Telecommunications Policy, 30(1), 14-28.

 

9.     Schejter, A. & Yemini, M. (2007) "'Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue:' Network neutrality, the First Amendment and John Rawls’ Theory of Justice". Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, 14(1), 137-174. 

 

10.  Schejter, A. (2007) “The Pillar of Fire by Night, to Shew Them Light:” Israeli Broadcasting, the Supreme Court, and the Zionist Narrative. Media, Culture & Society, 29(6), 916-933. 

 

11.  Schejter, A. (2007) “Jacob’s Voice, Esau’s Hands:” Transparency as a First Amendment Right in an Age of Deceit and Impersonation. Hofstra Law Review 35(2), 1489-1518.

 

12.  Schejter, A.  & Lee, S. (2007) The Evolution of Cable Regulatory Policies and their Consequences: Comparing South Korea and Israel. Journal of Media Economics, 20(1), 1-28. 

 

13.  Schejter, A., Kittler, J. , Lim, M. , Balaji, M.  & Douai, A.  (2007) “Let's go down, and there confuse their language, that they may not understand one another's speech:” Developing a Model for Comparative Analysis and Normative Assessment of Minority Media Rights. Global Media Journal, 6(10) (http://lass.purduecal.edu/cca/gmj/sp07/gmj-sp07-schejter-kittler-lim-douai-balaji.htm)

 

14.  Schejter, A. (2008) ‘The Stranger that Dwelleth With You Shall Be Unto You as One Born Among You’ - Israeli Media Law and The Cultural Rights of the Palestinian Israeli Minority. Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 1, 156-179. 

 

15.  Schejter, A. & Davidson, R. (2008) “. . . and money is the answer for all things”: The News Corp.—Dow Jones Merger and the Separation of Editorial and Business Practices. International Journal of Communication, 2, 515-542. (online at http://ijoc.org/ojs/index.php/ijoc/article/view/251/174)  

 

16.  Schejter, A. & Yemini, M. (2009)  “Eyes have they, but they see not”: Israeli election laws, freedom of expression, and the need for transparent speech. Communication Law and Policy 14, 411-452 

 

17.  Schejter, A. & Elavsky, C.M., (2009) “…and the children of Israel sang this song”: The Role of Israeli law and policy in the advancement of Israeli musicMin-Ad: Israel Studies in Musicology Online 7(2), 131 153 http://www.biu.ac.il/hu/mu/min-ad/

 

18.  Schejter, A. & Obar, J. (2009) “Tell it not in Harrisburg, Publish it not in the Streets of Tampa”: Framing, Media Ownership, and the Public Interest. Journalism Studies, 10(5), 577-593.

 

19.  Schejter, A. (2009) “From all my teachers I have grown wise, and from my students more than anyone else”: What lessons can the US learn from broadband policies in Europe? International Communication Gazette, 71(5), 429-445. 

 

20.  Schejter, A., Serenko, A., Turel, O., and Zahaf, M. PI (2010) Policy implications of market segmentation as a determinant of fixed-mobile service substitution: What it means for carriers and policymakers. Telematics and Informatics 27, 90-102.

 

21.  Obar, J. Schejter, A. (2010) Inclusion or Illusion: An analysis of the FCC’s public hearings on media ownership 2006-2007. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 54(2), 212-227.

 

22.  Davidson, R. Schejter, A. (2011). “Their deeds are the deeds of Zimri; but they expect a reward like Phineas”: Neoliberal and multicultural discourses in the development of Israeli DTT policy. Communication, Culture and Critique, 4, 1-22 

 

23.  Connolly-Ahern, C., Schejter, A. & Obar, J. S (2012). The poor man’s lamb revisited? Assessing the state of LPFM at its 10th anniversary. The Communication Review15(1), 21-44

 

24.  Schejter, A. & Tirosh, N. (2012). Social media new and old in the Al-‘Arakeeb conflict – a case study. The Information Society, 28, 304-315

 

25.  Schejter, A. & Cohen, A. (2013). Mobile Phone Usage as an Indicator of Solidarity: Israelis at War in 2006 and 2009. Mobile Media & Communication, 1(2), 174-195

 

26.  Schejter, A. & Tirosh, N. (2015). “What is wrong cannot be made right”? – Why has media reform been sidelined in the debate over “social justice” in Israel. Critical Studies in Media Communication 32 (1), 16-32

 

Reprinted in: Decherney, P. & Pickard, V. (eds) (2015). The future of Internet policy. Abingdon, UK: Routledge (pp. 112-128)

 

27.  Schejter, A. & Yemini, M. (2015). "a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them": media and telecommunications ownership trends in Israel 1984-2013. Telecommunications Policy 39, 112-126. 

 

28.  Tirosh, N. Schejter, A. (2015). 'I will perpetuate your memory through all generations': Institutionalization of Collective Memory by Law in Israel. International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics 11(1), 21-35.

 

29.  Schejter, A. & Tirosh, N. (2015) “seek the meek, seek the just”: Social media and social justice.Telecommunications Policy 39, 796-803.

 

30.  Schejter, A. & Tirosh, N. (2016) Audiovisual regulation transition in Israel: A view from within. International Journal of Digital Television 7(1), 39-63.

 

31.  Tirosh, N. & Schejter A. (2017) “Information is like your daily bread”: The role of media and telecommunications in the life of refugees in Israel. Hagira - Israel Journal of Migration 7, 1-25. (link)

 

32.  Shomron, B. & Schejter A. (2019). “He too will become a nation and he too will become great”: The information needs of the "Bnei Menashe" immigrant community in Israel as capability. International Communication Gazette82(4) 384-403 DOI: doi.org/10.1177/1748048518820459

 

33.  Abu Kaf, G., Schejter, A. & Abu Jafar, M. (2019). The Bedouin Divide. Telecommunications Policy https://doi.org/10.1016/j.telpol.2019.02.004  

 

34.  Mendels, J. & Schejter, A. (2019). Digital Role-Playing Games as Means for Dialogue and Change for Marginalized Teachers. Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Journal 4 https://scholarworks.uni.edu/ptoj/vol4/iss1/2

 

35.  Shomron, B. & Schejter A. (2019). Broadcast media and their social-network sites: the case of Palestinian-Israeli representations and capabilities. Television and New Media https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1527476419893596

 

36.  Shomron, B. & Schejter A. (2020). The communication rights of palestinian israelis understood through the capabilities approach. International Journal of Communication 14, 1725–1743 

 

37.  Tirosh, N. & Schejter, A. (2020). The regulation of archives and society’s memory: the case of Israel. Archival Science 20, 245-261 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10502-020-09337-w

 

Shomron, B. & Schejter A. (2020). Diversity in broadcasting as an enabler of capabilities: the case of Palestinian-Israeli women on public and commercial radio and television. Feminist Media Studies  https://doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2020.1804978


הנחיית סטודנטים לתארים מתקדמים

 Ph.D. Students

 

Institution

Degree

Student’s Name

Graduation

Date

Penn State

Ph.D.

Ming Kuok Lim

2009

Penn State (with Colleen Connolly-Ahern)

Ph.D.

Worapron Tina Worawongs

2009

Penn State

Ph.D.

Jonathan Obar

2010

Penn State (with Krishna Jayakar)

Ph.D.

Nivedita Chaterjee

2013

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (with Zvi Reich)

Ph.D.

Daniela Korbas-Magal

2014

Penn State (with Krishna Jayakar)

Ph.D.

Sangyong Han

2016

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ph.D.

Noam Tirosh

2016

Penn State (with Bob Richards)

Ph.D.

Michael Todd

Did not complete

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ph.D.

Jonathan Mendels

2020

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ph.D.

Shula Mola

2020

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ph.D.

Ghalia Abu-Kaf

2020

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ph.D.

Malka Shacham

2020 (expected)

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ph.D.

Moshe Schwartz

2020(expected)

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ph.D.

Baruch Shomron

2020 (expected)

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ph.D.

Keren Dror

2023 (expected)

 

M.A. Students

 

Institution

Degree

Student’s Name

Graduation

Date

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (with Nelly Elias)

M.A.

Shirley Drucker

2014

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (with Hillel Nosek) (thesis completion)

M.A.

Moshe Schwartz

2015

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

M.A.

Baruch Shomron

2016

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

M.A.

Inbar Bar Yehuda

Did not complete

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

M.A.

Amneh Sharha

2019

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

M.A.

Muhammed Abu Jafar

2020 (expected)

תפקידים אקדמיים במכללה/אוניברסיטה

במכללת אורנים

2020-present : President, Oranim College   

מחוץ למכללה

2018-2020

Dean

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

2015-present

Professor (Full)

Communication Studies

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

2014-2018

 

Department Head 

Communication Studies

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

2014-present

Visiting Professor and co-director, Institute for Information Policy 

Telecommunications

Penn State University

 

2012-2015

 

Associate Professor (tenured)

Communication Studies

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

2010-2011

Visiting Professor

Communication Studies

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

2009-2014

Associate Professor (tenured) and co-director, Institute for Information Policy

Telecommunications

Penn State University

2004-2009

Assistant Professor (tenure track) 

Telecommunications

Penn State University